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Habsburgs.

Crankshaw, Edward.

Habsburgs.

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Published by Corgi Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Habsburg, House of -- History.,
  • Austria -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCorgi book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDB36.1 C7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15986183M
    ISBN 10055209068


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